Wild Style (1982)

  • Drama, Music
  • 1h 22m

A kind of updated West Side Story, that shows hip-hop as a living, breathing expression of cultural resistance.” - Daily Telegraph.

As a time capsule and a sociological document, it’s difficult to overstate its importance, but it’s also tremendous fun.” - The Dissolve

Considered the first hip-hop movie, WILD STYLE captures New York’s 1981 hip-hop culture and several prominent figures: Busy Bee Starski, Fab Five Freddy, The Cold Crush Brothers, and one of the godfathers of hip-hop, Grandmaster Flash.


Charlie Ahearn